California State University-Monterey Bay Graduate Schools

California State University-Monterey Bay (referred to as CSUMB) is a Public, 4 years school located in Seaside, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Monterey Bay is $8,652 for California residents and $18,156 for out-of-state students. The school has 831 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,540 including undergraduate students.

California State University-Monterey Bay Graduate School Overview

California State University-Monterey Bay (referred to as CSUMB) is a Public, 4 years school located in Seaside, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (6/21/2003 - Current).
CSUMB Directory Information
School NameCalifornia State University-Monterey Bay (CSUMB)
Address100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA 93955-8001
Phone831-582-3000
Webhttps://www.csumb.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://csumb.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Monterey Bay is $8,652 for California residents and $18,156 for out-of-state students. The school has 831 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,540 including undergraduate students.Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
CSUMB Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,156
$8,652 for California Residents
Student Population831
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's
Number of Programs9 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio24 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at California State University-Monterey Bay is $8,652 for California residents and $18,156 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students. California State University-Monterey Bay offers the alternative tuition plans.
CSUMB 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
California Residents$8,652
Out-of-State$18,156
Tuition per Credit Hour
California Residents-$1
Out-of-State$396
California State University-Monterey Bay offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at CSUMB
Distance Learning (Online Classes)2 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of California State University-Monterey Bay is $8,652 for California residents and $18,156 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.41% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,176$1,301$16,680$1,301
2018-2019$7,176$1,401$16,680$1,401
2019-2020$7,176$1,401$16,680$1,401
2020-2021$7,176$1,401$16,680$1,401
2021-2022$7,176$1,476$16,680$1,476
The graduate school tuition & fees of CSUMB is average compared to public graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the California graduate tuition is $21,959 (public) / $23,736 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
California State University-Monterey Bay$8,652$18,156
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
California Graduate Schools$11,285$22,237
Public$11,285$21,959
Private$23,736
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,118 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at California State University-Monterey Bay. On-campus living costs are decreased by -1.74% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,390. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -11.56% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,396$2,070$13,292$2,958
2018-2019$12,396$2,109$13,292$2,988
2019-2020$13,711$2,070$15,040$2,958
2020-2021$10,895$2,771$16,580$4,213
2021-2022$10,895$2,533$15,167$3,223
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $396 at California State University-Monterey Bay. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$396
2018-2019$396
2019-2020$396
2020-2021$396
2021-2022$396

Graduate Programs at CSUMB

California State University-Monterey Bay offers 11 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 229 students have completed their study at California State University-Monterey Bay.
Offered Degrees at California State University-Monterey Bay
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree92213
Post Bachelor's Degree2016
Total112229
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at California State University-Monterey Bay by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Illustration program with 14 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 79 completers.
California State University-Monterey Bay offers 11 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 229 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 213 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 16 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 15 completers-
Environmental Science0-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management15-
Education [+] (2 completers) 62 completers$61,600
Education34$61,600
Educational/Instructional Technology28-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 8 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Marine Sciences8-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology0-
Human Services [+] 49 completers-
0-
Public Administration0-
Social Work49$57,100
Business [+] 79 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management79$73,900
Total213
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 14 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Illustration14-
Total16

Graduate Student Population at CSUMB

For academic year 2021-2022, total 900 students enrolled into California State University-Monterey Bay graduate schools where it has total 7,540 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 637 full-time and 263 part-time graduate students. By gender, 261 male and 639 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total900261639
Full-time637176461
Part-tme26385178
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 333 White (37.00%), 20 Black/African American (2.22%), 355 Hispanic (39.44%), 79 Asian (8.78%), and 113 students with other races. 27 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total900261639
American Indian/Native American211
Asian793247
Black/African American20614
Hispanic35583272
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander523
White333107226
Two More26620
Un-Known532033
Non-resident Alien27423
California State University-Monterey Bay offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 568 graduate students (63.11% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 302 graduate students (33.56% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total900
Enrolled Online Exclusively568
Enrolled Some Online Courses302
Not in Online Courses30

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